COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Saturday, August 2

3 events

Classes

  • Bishop Park

    9–10 a.m. FREE! www.bikramathens.com

    Yoga in the Park

    Bring your mat for a session of outdoor yoga.

  • Revival Yarns

    4 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1354, www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Knit 1 Class

    Get acquainted with the tools and craft of knitting. Learn cast-on stitches and the knit stitch. The class is free with the purchase of materials. RSVP.

  • Barnes & Noble

    2–3 p.m. FREE! 706-354-1195

    Comic Book Artistry and Storytelling

    Learn how to tell your story through pictures when special guest artist Robert Brown conducts a workshop for comic artists. Bring work in progress or be ready to start a new project. All ages. Call to RSVP.

Tuesday, August 5

3 events

Classes

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5 suggested donation. 706-351-6024

    A Course in Miracles

    Learn the inner workings of a miracle. Every Tuesday.

  • ACC Library

    10–11 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Zinio Workshop

    The library now offers free online magazine checkouts through Zinio. Learn how to navigate the website and app, how to view magazines and more.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597, www.bilbobooks.com

    Writing Class

    Athens-based publishers Bilbo Books lead a workshop on writing. Founders Bill Bray and Bowen Craig specialize in "book shepherding," guiding authors through the laborious steps in the writing and publishing process.

Wednesday, August 6

2 events

Classes

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5 suggested donation. 706-351-6024

    Buddhist Teachings

    Learn how to apply the teaching of Buddha to end suffering and bring peace to your life. Every Wednesday.

  • Revival Yarns

    3 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1354, www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Crochet 1 Class

    Get acquainted with the tools and craft of crochet. The class is free with the purchase of materials. RSVP.

Thursday, August 7

2 events

Classes

  • ACC Library

    9–9:45 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, ext. 354

    One-On-One Computer Tutorial

    Personalized instruction available for various computer topics. 

  • Mama Bird's Granola

    6:30 p.m. $25. www.mamabirdssharedkitchen.com

    Healthy Living Cookie Series

    Chef and wellness coach Sue Knowles of Buttercup Farm leads a class of the benefits of detoxing. Learn how to use almond milk for a variety of drinks including a classic green smoothie and a power fruit smoothie.

Saturday, August 9

1 event

Classes

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. $20/class or $50/class and Arduino kit. www.hatchathens.com

    Introduction to Arduino

    Hatch Athens presents a workshop on the Arduino platform. Learn how to make interactive projects that light up, move and make sound. By the end of the class, participants will wire and program a colorful bedside clock. Register online.

Sunday, August 10

1 event

Classes

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9–11 a.m. $16. 706-5642-6156, www.uga.edu/botgarden

    Advanced Beekeeping

    Advance your beekeeping knowledge as you perform a 24-hour Varroa mite count and apply a variety of treatments for mites and other pests. Completion of the Beekeeping for Beginners Series and pre-registration is required.

Tuesday, August 12

4 events

Classes

  • ACC Library

    Computer Classes

    Learn Microsoft Word. Call for times and to register. 706-613-3650

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    6–8 p.m. $35. 706-542-6156, www.uga.edu/botgarden

    Concrete Leaf-casting

    Use large leaves to cast concrete forms that can be used for bird baths or creative garden accents. Wear something you don't mind getting wet or dirty. Pre-registration required.

  • ACC Library

    6–7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3640, atedrow@uga.edu

    Perennial and Winter Annual Gardening Class

    Learn how to create and maintain your winter garden and landscape. RSVP by Aug. 11.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597, www.bilbobooks.com

    Writing Class

    Athens-based publishers Bilbo Books lead a workshop on writing. Founders Bill Bray and Bowen Craig specialize in "book shepherding," guiding authors through the laborious steps in the writing and publishing process.

Thursday, August 14

2 events

Classes

  • Hotel Indigo

    6 p.m. $65. www.athenstech.edu/lifestyle

    Wedding Planning: The Final Stretch

    Learn from Genie Chamberlain, owner of WedED, how to make decisions, plans and considerations in the latter stages of wedding planning.

  • ACC Library

    9–9:45 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, ext. 354

    One-On-One Computer Tutorial

    Personalized instruction available for various computer topics. 

Saturday, August 16

3 events

Classes

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    Fun with Powerpoint

    (Danielsville) We’ll cover the basics for any beginner and give great tips to regular users; however, participants must be proficient in basic keyboarding and computer use. Registration required and limited to the first 6 registrants.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9 a.m.–5 p.m. $105. 706-542-6156, www.uga.edu/botgarden

    Protecting Plant Diversity

    This course surveys threats to biodiversity worldwide, examples of rare plant research, techniques for restoration and reintroduction and ways to make a difference in protecting rare plants of Georgia.

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    2–4 p.m. $20. www.hatchathens.com

    Seeing in 3D: Intro Kinect and Processing Class

    Experiment with creating interactive environments and programs using the Xbox 360 Kinect and Processing. Processing is an easy programming language similiar to Java. Register online.

Tuesday, August 19

1 event

Classes

Thursday, August 21

1 event

Classes

  • ACC Library

    9–9:45 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, ext. 354

    One-On-One Computer Tutorial

    Personalized instruction available for various computer topics. 

Saturday, August 23

1 event

Classes

Tuesday, August 26

2 events

Classes

  • ACC Library

    3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Overhead Book Scanner Training

    Learn to use the Indus Book Scanner 9000. Bring your flash drive or have your email address ready so you can take your images home with you.

  • ACC Library

    10 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, ext. 354

    Windows 8.1 Class

    Learn about the latest Microsoft Windows Operating System. This class will be taught as a presentation, but attendees are invited to bring their own laptops or devices to follow along. Registration required.

Wednesday, August 27

1 event

Classes

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9 a.m.–3 p.m. $45. 706-542-6156, www.uga.edu/botgarden

    Flower Arranging Unit 1

    Upon completion of this five-unit series, participants will receive a Basic Design Certificate from the Garden Club of Georgia. Registration required.

Thursday, August 28

1 event

Classes

  • ACC Library

    12:15 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Lunchtime Learning: Mindfulness

    Mike Healy, certified instructor at the Mind Body Institute at Athens Regional Medical Center, will lead this informative and interactive workshop.